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Feb 1, 2013 2:35am EST
will be confirmed i suspect. >> it is going to be a bumpy ride. in related news, secretary of state hillary clinton leaving office officially today after sounding a warning about civil war in syria. at a sort of exit interview, clinton accused iran of playing an increasingly prominent role directing violence in syria and says that only raises chances of a wider conflict in the middle east. clinton criticized russia for blocking sanctions against syria at the u.n. clinton's successor, john kerry finish his last day as senator with a farewell tour of native massachusetts. he said america's string ength overseas depend on working in a bipartisan way here at home. kerry is sworn in today as the nation's 68th secretary of state. >>> no end in sight to the tense hostage standoff involving a gunman and 5-year-old boy in alabama. police say 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is holding the boy in an underground bunker stocked with supplies. only means of communication through a narrow ventilation pipe. the boy is autistic. medication has though been delivered through the pipe and police say jimmy lee dykes grabbe
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
clinton's long list of accomplishments as she gets ready to leave her job. what are her immediate and long-term plans? >> it's the long-term plans -- >> that will fuel a lot of speculation. >> that's right. and in some parts of the country, you are what you drive. what was this guy thinking when he decided to build a car that looks kind of like anabanana? >> kind of? it's not your average honda civic. >>> but first, new details of that rare operation which gave an iraqi war vet new arms. the 26-year-old new yorker showed off his transplanted arms just yesterday. >> abc's diana perez reports on this milestone operation. >> reporter: his story is one of bravy and heroism. he lost both arms and legs in iraq four years ago. a roadside bomb blew up the humvee he was driving. >> i'm still alive. that's all that matters to me. >> reporter: still, life without limbs was not the same. >> not having arms takes so much away from you. >> reporter: so when doctors in maryland approached the 26-year-old about a double arm transplant, he didn't hesitate. >> i've overcome so much in the last four years th
Jan 30, 2013 1:40am PST
. >>> and still ahead, hillary clinton, the exit interview as she prepares to step down friday as secretary of state. what's next? >>> "nightline's" cynthia mcfadden asks, will she be the one to finally breakthrough that glass ceiling? stick around. we'll be back. ♪ >>> on saturday morning, for the first time in many, many years, hillary clinton will not have a job or really anywhere she has to be. friday is her last say as secretary of state. >> as she prepares for what's next, she sat down with abc's own cynthia mcfadden. >> reporter: she's been secretary of state for four years, visited 112 countries, more than any of her predecessors, logged almost a million miles. but it's where she's going next that has everybody talking. let's just say this isn't the first time the question has come up. in moscow three years ago, you told me, i have absolutely no interest in running for president, none. you're never going to run for president again? >> i have absolutely no interest in running for president again. none, none. >> reporter: two years ago, you said the exact same thing in australia. yo
Jan 29, 2013 2:35am EST
a couple of days to be sworn in. hillary clinton isn't leaving the job until friday. >> kerry inheriting a full plate. you look at syria, egypt, afghanistan. a lot on his plate. also it opens up that senate seat in massachusetts. so now the rumor is that scott brown could run again and brown, a moderate republican by most definitions, could run again and would be favored to get his seat back. >> it's going to be interesting, because it will be a special election, right? the primary will be in late april. >> interesting. so a new era begins in the state department. >>> there are growing demands for justice in brazil after that deadly nightclub fire. investigators stay it's clear the club had some serious safety violations and now four men are being questioned by police. abc's matt gutman reports now from santa maria. >> reporter: families shattered by tragedy. all that's left of loved ones. arrests are being made. the club had no alarm, no sprinklers and no fire escapes. it was just after 2:00 a.m. sunday when this photo posted on twitter alleged the show the moment on the band on stage f
Feb 4, 2013 2:30am EST
of 88. former president bill clinton will deliver a tribute at his funeral. the service will conclude with the song "new york, new york." and in a special tribute, his favorite subway station will be renamed after koch. >>> the boy scouts could decide as early as this week whether to open its membership to gays. president obama, who serves as honorary president of the scouts, said he opposes the ex-exclusion of gays. the scouts' top leadership is meeting this week near dallas to discuss the issue more. >>> and here's your monday forecast. snow showers in the dakotas. snow ending this morning in minneapolis, chicago, and detroit. snow later in the ohio valley, new jersey, and philly. rainy around seattle. and from houston. >> 30s from boise to salt lake city. 16 in fargo. 20s from omaha to detroit. 30s in the northeast. >>> carnival season is about to kick off around the world. and the party is already getting started in rio. >> mm-hmm. and you might say the festivities are going to the dogs. quite literally. hundreds of dogs got dolled up for a special block party. the precarnaval par
Jan 29, 2013 1:40am PST
25,000 average sized cigars. but no one knows the buyer. i think bill clinton may have got in on the act. >> last but not least, you will see more flirting success, get more phone numbers on sunny days. don't approach women when it's rainy. we don't want to give you our >>> this morning on "world news now," egypt on edge. what led protesters to unleash their anger across that country and for the government to now declare a state of emergency. >> the latest on a major curfew, the crackdown and what started this new wave of violence. it's tuesday, january 29th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good tuesday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. we'll take you live to cairo for the latest on the political unrest in just a moment. and then to brazil where investigators have uncovered disturbing new details after a deadly inferno in a popular nightclub. >> already arrests made in that case. so you can imagine the criminal ramifications, then the legal ramifications. and you have to wonder how libel the club will be. this thing is going to end
Feb 4, 2013 2:05am EST
-- for the agency's new chief. john kerry took over from hillary clinton on friday, taking the oath of office at a private ceremony with supreme court justice elena kagan officiating. the new stret of state then spent the weekend making phone calls to foreign ministers from around the world. >>> well, browsing the internet on an ipad or laptop computer too close to bedtime could lead to insomnia. it can be an especially problematic issue if an ipad or similar tablet is set to maximum brightness. researchers in new york say extended use at night could make it difficult to fall asleep. they say the bright screens suppress the normal nighttime release of melatonin. that's the body clock hormone. while the problem is not evident on personal computers because those screens are simply farther away. they always say that, too, that's why it's bad before you go to bed to check the e-mail or get on facebook or whatever because it makes it harder to fall asleep. >> it worries me that we're slowly getting information about these tablets and smartphones because it's only a matter of time before they say o
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